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Francos Italian Restaurant

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4453 Cerritos Ave, Cypress, CA 90630-4217
+1 714-761-9040
11:00 - 21:00
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Sun 12:00 - 21:00
Mon - Thu 11:00 - 21:00
Fri 11:00 - 22:00
Sat 12:00 - 22:00
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Orange County, California
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20 reviews
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4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 14 November 2016

We had dinner and again, all three of us ordered specials, and never got to the "meat" of the menu. They serve soup or salad with all meals and the Caesar salad was really good. We also had a Calamari appetizer. This is a family owned restaurant and you can get pizzas to an 8oz. filet. We have been coming... More 

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Austin, Texas
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18 reviews
12 restaurant reviews
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 13 November 2016

Ate here twice in two days, it is my brother's favorite restaurant in the area. Lunch special was very good, dinner special was excellent. Reasonable cork fee.

Thank ronaustx
Bucks, UK
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138 reviews
71 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 63 helpful votes
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 16 February 2016 via mobile

Based on the fact that my colleagues always take me here at least once on a trip, it must have something going for it! I've always had good meals here and generally pick from the specials ... But I do wish they would write them down as it is hard to take them all in when just recited. They end... More 

Thank Bucks_reviewer
So Cal
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487 reviews
341 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 125 helpful votes
2 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 18 November 2015

This place is walking distance near a friend's house, so that's what we did for dinner...disappointing as the food was $$$ for what we got. Portion sizes were meh, I could've went to the Olive Garden and got the never ending pasta bowl for less. While the bread was decent, I just wasn't blown away with the food.

1 Thank d l
Cypress, California
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11 reviews
3 restaurant reviews
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1 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 26 October 2015

Our Son loves the place and took us there, but we were highly disappointed in the food at Franco's. Atmosphere was nice and the service was acceptable but the food was not all that good. Sorry, but I would not recommend Franco's to anyone.

2 Thank Originalplantman
Charleston, South Carolina
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4 reviews
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 28 May 2015 via mobile

Outstanding family owned Italian restaurant. Everyone is so friendly and everything we had was delicious and awesome.

Thank jefflapin
Garden Grove, California
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15 reviews
12 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 3 helpful votes
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 7 April 2015

This small local family restaurant has a chef who used to work at the Four Seasons (or equivalent) before striking out on their own and making a tremendous meal available at terrific prices. I have eaten there at night and for lunch, with lunch being the most price friendly (it should cost about $14-17 including tip per person.) They have... More 

Thank Giacomo J
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35 reviews
24 restaurant reviews
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 17 March 2015

We were very surprised that this little restaurant had such great food and great atmosphere! We have tried different dishes over the past year and have really enjoyed every one. I'm partial to the veal marsala and a good red wine. They had a musician there one night and I have to say that this restaurant set the bar HIGH... More 

Thank dmdobler
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7 reviews
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 5 January 2015

I visited for the first time with my family to celebrate two birthdays and an anniversary. I was taken aback by the location of the restaurant -- a small, low-lit commercial lot. It is definitely a hidden gem! Luigi gave us impeccable service. Upon arrival of our food and our first bites, he didn't ask the typical, "Is everything okay?"... More 

Thank LArachelCA
Bucks, UK
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138 reviews
71 restaurant reviews
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4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 2 November 2014

Been here a few times now and the specials are definitely worth trying. Could do with some lighter options for puddings. Good atmosphere and service.

Thank Bucks_reviewer

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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
    4 of 5 bubbles
    4 of 5 bubbles
  • Value
    4 of 5 bubbles
    4.5 of 5 bubbles
Lunch, Dinner
Restaurant features
Reservations, Seating, Waitstaff, Serves Alcohol
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Open Hours
12:00 - 21:00
11:00 - 21:00
11:00 - 21:00
11:00 - 21:00
11:00 - 21:00
11:00 - 22:00
12:00 - 22:00
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: 4453 Cerritos Ave, Cypress, CA 90630-4217
  • Location: United States  >  California (CA)  >  Orange County  >  Cypress
  • Phone Number: +1 714-761-9040

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  • Do you have gluten-free options?
  • Is there a dress code?
  • Do you allow dogs on the outdoor patio?